Spread the Autumn Joy! Read above; excess water is fatal to sedum, so make sure that the soil drains and let it dry out. Ornamental Due to their attractive appearance and hardiness, numerous varieties are cultivated as garden plants. The petals are paler than the carpels but get darker over time. This deciduous perennial forms a 7-11 in. The pulled-up sedum will easily reroot, so share it with a neighbor or use it elsewhere on your property if you like. tall (20-30 cm) and 12-24 in. They are leaf succulents found primarily in the Northern Hemisphere, but extending into the southern hemisphere in Africa and South America. Forms a low, rounded mound in spring, growing to just under 1' tall by summer. Have it planted on both sides of my front steps the ones on the left always grow better they get the morning sun I guess is the difference. A lovely variegated sport of Sedum 'Autumn Joy', 'Autumn Charm' produces gray-green leaves with soft yellow, serrated edges fading to creamy-white. My autumn joy has gotten so tall and when it blooms it's so top heavy it just falls over to the ground. And there’s more:Gayle Fisher writes this on this page http://mcminnlife.com/sedum-is-truly-an-autumn-joy/ : “…grandpa showed us how to make a frog tongue from the leaves. wide (11 cm), are deep, burgundy red, almost ruby-pink. They look horrible at that point but I'm not sure what to do or what is best. tall (15-20 cm) and 12 in. Creating a Planting Location Find an area with 6 hours of direct sunlight. Winner of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society. Winner of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society. Sedum spectabile 'Iceberg' has mainly white flowers and is a slightly smaller plant, growing to a maximum of about 16 inches. http://mcminnlife.com/sedum-is-truly-an-autumn-joy/ : http://hort.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/shrub_fact_sheets/sedxa.pdf, https://www.almanac.com/content/plant-hardiness-zones. Submitted by Mary on July 28, 2019 - 8:32pm. Easy to grow, this standout perennial features a flat, spreading habit and forms a 6-8 in. If only all plants were as easy to grow as Sedums, then gardeners would clothe the suburbs in unbroken chains of color and life. We have two beehives, and the bees love the sedum. This makes them perfect for use as a ground cover along paths, in rock gardens, or cascading down a stone wall. They are ideal for that part of your yard that gets too much sun or too little water to grow anything else. tall (45 cm) clump of thick, fleshy gray-green foliage topped with flower buds resembling broccoli. Note this is the default cart. They contrast beautifully with the fresh yellow-green glossy foliage which takes an attractive red edge in spring. tall (25-35cm) and 20 in. wide (7-10 cm), of brilliant, light pink flowers with long stamens that extend beyond the end of the petals. You can also plant divisions or cuttings: For divisions: Dig a hole so that the top of the root ball is level with the surface, then place the plant in the hole and fill it in. Sedums are almost the perfect plants. Submitted by The Editors on September 16, 2020 - 2:16pm. Thanks for the insight, too! Once established, sedum plants require little care. Foliage: height - 10cm (4"), width - 20cm (8") Flowers: April-June Zone: 3-8 Early spring flowers are always welcome, however the main feature for this Sedum is the foliage.The edges of the flat leaves have both wavy edges which are tinged with a silver white colour. Must be lovely to know you’re so loved! 3 <1-1 June - September Sun Sweet Violet Viola cornuta 4 <1-1 April - May Part Shade – Shade Sweet woodruff Galium odoratum 4 <1 May - June Part Shade - Shade Sea thrift Armeria spp. Name: Sedum sieboldii Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: to 4 inches tall Zones: 6-9 Native to North America: No Why We Love It: For its evergreen foliage that turns pink in winter. tall (45- 60 cm) clump of thick, fleshy gray-green foliage topped with flower buds resembling broccoli. Not only do the iris hold up the sedum, but I get beautiful June blooms to enjoy as well! The stems of tall sedum are clothed in fleshy succulent leaves … Enjoy your creativity! Sedum 'Desert Red' is a compact stonecrop with small blue-green leaves that darken in intense light and deep rose pink flowers in late summer which mature to incredibly shiny red seed heads. Gradually, these densely clustered buds will reveal tiny, star-like rose-red flowers in mid to late summer. It has blue-gray leaves and produces pink to rosy-red flowers in late summer or early fall. Hi Lori, I had a similar problem with Autumn Joy Sedum grown where they got afternoon shade. Otherwise they are very healthy huge plants. Here’s how to grow sedum in your garden! Bloom Color Yellow. Autumn joy sedum will grow too tall, split and lay over if not trimmed back in late June or early July. Sedum grows quite shallowly in the ground, so the easiest way to get rid of it is to simply pull it up. 'Autumn Charm' is very stable and keeps its handsome variegated foliage. Submitted by The Editors on September 16, 2020 - 2:01pm. tall and wide (45-60 cm) clump of thick, fleshy dusky purple foliage topped with flower buds resembling broccoli. Overflowing the big barrel container slightly...looks great. Easy to grow, this deciduous perennial grows up to 16-18 in. Custom programming and server maintenance by. They are borne on upright, green to rose-colored stems that contrast nicely with the mid-green, slightly glaucous, foliage of oblong, fleshy leaves. With so many species and varieties available, sedums can be found in bloom three seasons a year. Space plants between 6 inches and 2 feet apart, depending on the variety. Gradually, these densely clustered buds will reveal tiny, star-like pink flowers in late summer. Can I plant in the fall when it isn't so hot? tall (37-45 cm) clump of thick, fleshy foliage topped with flower buds resembling broccoli. For cuttings: Simply place the cut end into soil and the cutting should have no trouble rooting under proper lighting and watering conditions. I think I will trim it next June to keep it from flopping, but they look beautiful from the street. Exposure: Sun. 'Jose Aubergine' grows strong and upright without flopping over. Easy to grow, this deciduous perennial grows up to 16-18 in. There are so many species and varieties of Sedum to choose from to add to your garden; from short and compact, to taller and with extended flowering times, to robust and reliable border performers. tall (15-20 cm) and 12 in. When growing sedum, keep in mind that sedum plants need very little attention or care. Submitted by Scott on September 15, 2020 - 11:02am. The Sedum illustrated (above right) is Ruby Glow which produces spectacular red flowers from late summer into early autumn. It must be. Gradually, these densely clustered buds reveal tiny, star-like flowers, in shades of white, pink or red, in late summer or early fall. Granted the Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society in 2006, this standout perennial forms a 15-18 in. The foliage is smooth, light green, more glaucous underneath, and looks great all season long. Delightfully bright narrow succulent leaves stay attractive all year round, taking on reddish tones in the cooler months. I have sedum spirit do I bring that in during the winter time if I have it in a pot or can I leave it outside over the winter? (And it is quite spiky! The attractive foliage is topped in late summer with showy creamy buds, which open to light pink flowers in early fall, before being followed by russet red seed heads. Recipient of the Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society in 1993. Easy to grow, this deciduous perennial grows up to 8-10 in. Right now I have it in a pot, we have alot of rain now and it's starting to turn slightly yellow and I brought it under cover, but outside. Bred for both a compact habit that doesn't open up, and large flower heads, Sedum 'Pool Party' produces masses of large, flat umbels packed with star-shaped, light pink flowers. Submitted by Sandie on July 18, 2020 - 1:56pm. Such a name for such a beautiful plant! Gradually, these densely clustered buds will reveal tiny, star-like pink flowers in mid to late summer. Submitted by The Editors on May 20, 2019 - 11:02am. Bloom Color Yellow. wide (60 cm) clump of thick, fleshy foliage topped with flowerbuds resembling broccoli. There are 3 main varieties: mat forming, creeping and upright sedums. Long lived and drought tolerant, award-winner Sedum 'Matrona' is a fabulous sight in the landscape with its masses of pale pink flowers, densely packed in large umbrella-shaped flowerheads, and showing off atop sturdy ruby stems that keep them perfectly upright, coupled with the fleshy, purple-veined and purple-tinged leaves. Submitted by FlowerChild on August 29, 2019 - 5:34pm. Magnificently colored, award-winner Sedum 'Red Cauli' never fails at providing a great show in the late summer garden. Overly-rich soil can encourage leggy growth, which can result in upright sedum varieties becoming top heavy when they bloom. Zones: 3-9. Water: Low; Bloom: Pink/ Late Summer; Zones: 3 A diverse group of plants, sedums come in a myriad of shapes, colors, and sizes. 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